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What Ohio forbids for the start of Recreational Weed sales
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What Ohio forbids for the start of Recreational Weed sales Image Cannabis NewsJuly 23, 2024 Ohio Issues Strict Guidelines for Recreational Marijuana Dispensary Openings. Many Ohioans are likely planning to celebrate the start of recreational marijuana sales in the state, but don't expect a festival-like atmosphere at dispensaries. In fact, Ohio rec
The DEA Marijuana Rescheduling comment period is over. What’s next?
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The DEA Marijuana Rescheduling comment period is over. What’s next? Image Cannabis NewsJuly 23, 2024 With the comment period over, it's not clear how quickly the DEA will move to publish a final rescheduling rule, or if it may hold an administrative hearing. Monday marks the last date on which the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration was accepting
Where Does Kamala Harris Stand On Marijuana?
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Where Does Kamala Harris Stand On Marijuana? Image Cannabis NewsJuly 23, 2024 Kamala Harris' Potential Presidential Bid Highlights Her Evolving Stance on Marijuana. With U.S. President Joe Biden stepping aside for the presidential race and endorsing Vice President Kamala Harris, her potential candidacy for the 2024 election against Donald Trump bri
Women-owned Cannabis company in Cleveland overcomes challenges
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Women-owned Cannabis company in Cleveland overcomes challenges Image Cannabis NewsJuly 22, 2024 Seven years ago, Arianne Kirkpatrick entered into an industry few women have chosen cannabis. The first Black women-owned cannabis company to achieve 100% vertical integration is right here in Cleveland. Seven years ago, Arianne Kirkpatrick entered into
NYC police seized illegal Cannabis worth around $10M in a major drug bust
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NYC police seized illegal Cannabis worth around $10M in a major drug bust Image Cannabis NewsJuly 22, 2024 NYC's Largest Drug Bust Uncovers $10 Million in Illegal Cannabis Products in the Bronx. Nearly $10 million worth of narcotics were seized in the Bronx in what the NYPD said was its most significant drug bust to date involving illegal cannabis
Joe Biden Drops Out: What Would Happen With Cannabis Legalization Under Kamala Harris Or Donald Trump?
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Joe Biden Drops Out: What Would Happen With Cannabis Legalization Under Kamala Harris Or Donald Trump? Image Cannabis NewsJuly 22, 2024 President Biden Withdraws from 2024 Presidential Race Amid Party Pressure, Eyes Cannabis Rescheduling Before Exit. President Joe Biden announced his decision to drop out of the presidential race in a letter posted
American Cannabis revenue softening
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American Cannabis revenue softening Image Cannabis NewsJuly 19, 2024 US Cannabis Industry Faces Slowdown as Mid-2024 Sales Lag Behind Projections. Halfway through 2024, the cannabis industry in the United States appears to be softening, a trend in line with reports of slower-than-expected medical marijuana sales in Ohio in 2023 — and just ahead of
Legalizing Cannabis stores in West Richland would be a boon for the community
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Legalizing Cannabis stores in West Richland would be a boon for the community Image Cannabis NewsJuly 19, 2024 At the end of a long week, everyone has something they enjoy on a Friday night. Maybe a glass of wine or a platter of nachos with a spiked seltzer or a cold beer. This experience is one that most people don’t think about when we discuss le
Senator Peters’ DOOBIE Act to Reform Marijuana Employment Rules
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Senator Peters’ DOOBIE Act to Reform Marijuana Employment Rules Image Cannabis NewsJuly 19, 2024 Senator Gary Peters Introduces DOOBIE Act to Modernize Federal Hiring Practices. Sen. Gary Peters’ DOOBIE Act aims to modernize federal hiring practices in response to developing laws and societal norms. Democrat’s legislation aims to align federal hiri
Cannabis industry partners hope OMMA cuts help efficiency
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Cannabis industry partners hope OMMA cuts help efficiency Image Cannabis NewsJuly 19, 2024 Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority Cuts Staff by 10% to Improve Efficiency. Some cannabis industry partners and leadership in Oklahoma are hopeful a 10% cut to the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority’s (OMMA) staff will make the state agency more efficient
Costly, hard-to-find insurance keeping THC beverages off some Minnesota menus
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Costly, hard-to-find insurance keeping THC beverages off some Minnesota menus Image Cannabis NewsJuly 19, 2024 Minnesota's On-Site THC Consumption Experiment Faces Insurance Challenges. Minnesota's pioneering approach to on-site THC consumption means insurers don't have a baseline to write policies around and thus are hesitant to offer coverage. Th
Only 27% Of US Cannabis Operators Are Profitable
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Only 27% Of US Cannabis Operators Are Profitable Image Cannabis NewsJuly 19, 2024 New Research Shows Only 27,3% of US Cannabis Businesses Are Profitable. As the cannabis industry braces for possible changes, new research reveals a stark reality: only 27.3% of U.S. cannabis businesses are turning a profit. Beau Whitney, founder and chief economist a
Hydroponic supply store for homegrown Cannabis opens
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Hydroponic supply store for homegrown Cannabis opens Image Cannabis NewsJuly 17, 2024 Gabriel Zamorano Launches Medatron: A New Hub for Home Cannabis Growers in Meriden. As a longtime home cannabis grower, Gabriel Zamorano followed his passion and opened Medatron at 626 E. Main St. after retiring from Ulbrich steel. In addition to offering growing
State's fair becomes first to legally sell Cannabis
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State's fair becomes first to legally sell Cannabis Image Cannabis NewsJuly 17, 2024 A state's fair has become the first to legally sell cannabis. The California State Fair made history when it opened over the weekend. Sunday marked the first time that cannabis could be bought, and consumed, at a state-sanctioned fair in the United States. Recreati
Illegal Cannabis products found inside ceiling of business
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Illegal Cannabis products found inside ceiling of business Image Cannabis NewsJuly 17, 2024 2 Bronx businesses raided by NYPD, NYC Sheriff's Office in huge cannabis bust. Two Bronx businesses allegedly serving as fronts for marijuana distribution operations were shut down early Wednesday. Officials said this is one of the biggest busts the NYPD and
The Genesis of Financial Services in Cannabis
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The Genesis of Financial Services in Cannabis Image Cannabis NewsJuly 16, 2024 Limited cash flow, towering tax bills and restricted access to financial services are not setting up the industry for success. Historically, the cannabis industry has faced a multitude of roadblocks. This comes as no surprise to you, I’m sure, as it’s only until recently

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